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Police: 14-year-old abducted in Ga. home invasion

Police: 14-year-old abducted in Ga. home invasion

September 18th, 2013 12:13 pm by Associated Press

In an apparently random home invasion, robbers broke in, demanded money and jewelry and when they were told there was none, abducted a 14-year-old girl and killed the family dog, authorities in the Atlanta area said.

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Northeast State, WGU announce articulation agreement

Northeast State, WGU announce articulation agreement

September 18th, 2013 11:24 am by Rick Wagner

Northeast State Community College graduates, faculty and staff will be able to transfer credits from Northeast to WGU Tennessee seamlessly.

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Tenn. judge: Parents can name their baby 'Messiah'

Tenn. judge: Parents can name their baby 'Messiah'

September 18th, 2013 11:18 am by TRAVIS LOLLER, Associated Press

A Tennessee judge has ruled in favor of parents who want their 8-month-old baby to be named "Messiah."

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Syria gives Russia chemical weapons evidence

Syria gives Russia chemical weapons evidence

September 18th, 2013 9:01 am by JIM HEINTZ, Associated Press

Syria has turned over materials to Russia which aim to show that a chemical weapons attack last month was carried out by the rebels, a top Russian diplomat visiting Damascus says.

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Gunman's path to DC emerges, but questions remain

Gunman's path to DC emerges, but questions remain

September 18th, 2013 9:00 am by ERIC TUCKER, Associated Press

On Aug. 7, police alerted officials at the Newport Naval Station about the naval defense contractor's call. But officers didn't hear from him again.

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‘If it goes, we’re all going to go’: Men who rescued crash victims say they don’t consider themselves heroes

‘If it goes, we’re all going to go’: Men who rescued crash victims say they don’t consider themselves heroes

September 18th, 2013 8:43 am by Nick Shepherd

Flames were shooting in the air and pieces of both cars were spread across the dark pavement. Night had fallen and the only light was coming from the flames. A trail of gasoline ran under the Expedition and shot flames out of the back of the car.

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Philosophical differences: Russian shot in debate over Kant

Philosophical differences: Russian shot in debate over Kant

September 17th, 2013 8:49 pm by Associated Press

MOSCOW (AP) — An argument in southern Russia over philosopher Immanuel Kant, the author of “Critique of Pure Reason,” devolved into pure mayhem when one debater shot the other.

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Poverty stuck at 15 percent — record 46.5 million

Poverty stuck at 15 percent — record 46.5 million

September 17th, 2013 5:39 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — More than 1 in 7 Americans were living in poverty, not statistically different from the 46.2 million of 2011 and the sixth straight year the rate had failed to improve, the Census Bureau reported Tuesday.

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Quillin named new Kingsport police chief

Quillin named new Kingsport police chief

September 17th, 2013 4:10 pm by Rain Smith

KINGSPORT — David Quillin was one of two deputy chiefs at the department under former Chief Gale Osborne and had been filling the position on an interim basis since Osborne's May 17 retirement.

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Two arrested, two still sought  in Kingsport hit and run

Two arrested, two still sought in Kingsport hit and run

September 17th, 2013 11:09 am by Rain Smith

KINGSPORT — Police are searching for the occupants of a car that spurred a four-vehicle collision Friday afternoon, while two acquaintances accused of driving them from the scene have been arrested.

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